Jan Westcott





Jan Westcott


Born
in Philadelphia, The United States
February 23, 1912

Died
October 29, 2011

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Maryann Josephine Vlachos was born in Philadelphia on February 23, 1912, daughter of Professor Nicholas and Mary Vlachos. Professor Vlachos, a native of Holland, was a distinguished classical and historical scholar and the author of Hellas and Hellenism. It was because of his influence that Maryann became a student of history. She had one brother who died in 1966.

She attended school in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania where she also attended Swarthmore College. While vacationing in Avalon, New Jersey she met and married Richard Westcott with whom she had two children: Richard and Michael. The marriage ended in divorce.

As a stay at home mom she dared herself to write historical fiction in a traditional romantic style. Working in the morning, when th
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The Lion's Share

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